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2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Arts & Culture

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced 56 finalists for the 20th annual Prize and exhibition.

Published 7 October 2020

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

All news

With warm weather forecast from the October long weekend and throughout summer we expect to see lots of people out enjoying our harbourside beaches and parks.

Your health is important and we need everyone’s help to ensure we continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and meet Public Health Orders, health regulations and advice and avoid overcrowding.

Published 2 October 2020

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Environment

Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Environment

To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Published 27 November 2019

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Free e-waste collection service

Environment

Got an old TV, computer, mobile phone or IT accessory you need to dispose of?

You can now book a free pick up from your home using our new E-Waste Collection Service. Your unwanted item will be sent for recycling so the valuable components can be recovered, rather than going to landfill.

Published 20 November 2019

Free e-waste collection service

Mayoral election results

All news

Councillor Susan Wynne has been elected as the Mayor of Woollahra and Councillor Richard Shields has been elected as Deputy Mayor.

Published 23 September 2019

Mayoral election results

50 years helping our community

For the past 50 years Colin McQueen has braved floods, bushfires, storms and busy public events to lend a hand to others as an SES volunteer. His service to our community was celebrated at a special event at the Waverley Woollahra SES headquarters recently.

Published 22 August 2019

50 years helping our community

Street Libraries in Woollahra

Community

Take a book, give a book and share a book at the Rose Bay Cottage and Cooper Park Community Hall Street Libraries.

Published 5 July 2019

Street Libraries in Woollahra

New App puts the best of Double Bay at your fingertips

All news

Woollahra Council has launched Ganda, a free wayfinding app to help locals and visitors find exactly what they are looking for in Double Bay.

Published 12 June 2019

New App puts the best of Double Bay at your fingertips

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Planning & Building

Woollahra Council will improve safety along New South Head Road with plans to install a 2.4km cycleway, providing cyclists with an alternative to a busy stretch of road.

Published 14 May 2019

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Cinemas to return to Double Bay in Cross Street Car Park redevelopment

Planning & Building

Woollahra Council has released details of its proposal to redevelop Cross Street Car Park in Double Bay into a cinema complex, incorporating a new public car park, retail and community space and residential apartments.

Published 18 April 2019

Cinemas to return to Double Bay in Cross Street Car Park redevelopment

Local Planning Panel (LPP)

Planning & Building

The NSW State Government has introduced legislation requiring all councils in the greater Sydney region and Wollongong to have Local Planning Panels (LPPs) in place by 1 March 2018.

Published 21 February 2018

Local Planning Panel (LPP)
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